Bits and Pieces - September 26, 2014
September 26, 2014
Lindsay Lohan made her London stage debut this week and one critic called it a "total car crash." The good news for Lindsay is that this is the first time she's been in a total car crash in which she didn't totally crash her car.
AMBER ROSE has filed for divorce from rapper WIZ KHALIFA after one year of marriage. The papers cite irreconcilable differences, but the buzz is that they're accusing each other of infidelity and that Nick Cannon may be one of the parties involved, although he denies it. The couple did have a prenup, which is good because sources say the split is bitter. Whatever went down must've happened recently as just a few weeks ago, Amber Instagrammed a birthday message for Wiz saying, "Happy 27th Birthday...I'll love u forever...Hope this year is an amazing one for u sweetheart."
KATHY GRIFFIN is rumored to be in contention to join FASHION POLICE as a replacement for the late JOAN RIVERS. Another name being mentioned is comedian BILLY EICHNER, best known for his Billy on the Street routines.
- Look for KENNY CHESNEY as ESPN's guest picker for College Game Day on Saturday before the Missouri - South Carolina game. Chesney will also perform a stripped down version of "American Kids."
A Reddit thread has compiled a list of phrases that seem normal now, but would've made no sense 20 years ago. They include: "I have angry birds on my phone." "Aw man, I accidentally liked her photo." "I really think he likes me because he retweeted my joke about cronuts." "I got poked on Facebook yesterday." "I just ordered marijuana online using Bitcoins." "They discovered him on YouTube." "I'm gonna Instagram this wicked planking pic, hashtag yolo!" "This new app I found makes my selfies look hella rad." "Hold on, I'll just take a picture with my phone real quick!" "Do you want directions? I have the GPS in my phone." "I'm reading a book on my phone." "You can go to jail for downloading that song." "I have 2000 followers!" "Make sure you delete your cookies." "I'm just going to re-charge my cigarette." "She added me as a friend last night." (See more here)
The Phoenix Suns and restricted free agent guard Eric Bledsoe have agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal. The Suns had reportedly previously offered Bledsoe $48 million over four years, while he was seeking the maximum.
Lauderdale Lakes, Florida's 19-year-old Breona Synclair Watkins was pulled over for having a headlight out at 1 a.m. Tuesday. When the deputy heard crying coming from the trunk, he found her 5-month-old baby lying inside on a pair of large hedge-cutting shears surrounded by a rusty metal hanger, a large, rusted tire iron, a used gas can and other hazardous materials. Breona told the officer she had her passenger put the baby in the trunk to avoid getting a ticket for not having a car seat. Breona failed to avoid that charge, plus charges of child abuse, resisting an officer and five traffic-related offenses.
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